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Department of Alabama Jacket (Cuff Trimmed Variant) 1864-1865

Department of Alabama Jacket (Cuff Trimmed Variant) 1864-1865

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After the fall of Atlanta, the Army of Tennessee began receiving garments from the Department of Alabama. These jackets would be utilized by the Army of Tennessee during the failed Nashville Campaign of 1864. However, their main issuance appears to be attached to the forces sent to Mobile from the Army of Tennessee in 1865. While issues to a wide number of units, they are specifically linked to the famed Missouri Brigade defending Fort Blakeley in April of 1865. 

These jackets vary in detail, but are materially consistent in having a trimmed collar and outside pocket. The construction of these jacket was historically "poor" at best, having extremely shoddy construction. 

This variation in Department of Alabama Jacket is based on two examples, one being worn by a member of the 30th Louisiana Infantry and the second worn by a member of the Alabama State Reserves Artillery. The jackets are constructed similar to the more common collar trimmed DOA jackets, but these garments include trimmed cuffs. 


Additional historical information can be found here. 

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